Q Can anybody undergo this treatment?
A Yes, the ideal candidate for Lasik is over 18 years of age and should have stable number.
Q How many numbers can be removed?
A Numbers can be removed as follows:
- Myopia: -1.00 D Sph. to -15.00 D Sph.
- Hyperopia: +1.00 d Sph to +6.00 D Sph
- Astigmatism: +1.00 D Cyl to +6.00 D Cyl
- Mixed Astigmatism
- For thin corneas and high numbers Lepto Lasik and EPI-Lasik Laser procedure is performed.
Q Does the patient have to stay at hospital?
A No, walk in, walk out.
Q Do I require any check up before Lasik Laser procedure?
A Yes, Investigation before the Lasik procedure.
- Slit lamp examination
- Cycloplegic Refraction
- Corneal Topography.
- Abberometry for Wave front
- Sehirmer Test
Q How long is the Lasik procedure?
A The entire procedure takes 6-8 min. It takes only 1.40 seconds to remove 1 number.
Q Is there any chance of refractive error coming back?
A No, the success rate of this procedure is 99 %.
Q What are the methods for laser vision correction?
A The methods are:
Bladeless OptiLasik, PRK, Lasik Laser, Wavefront method, Tissue saving method, Lepto Lasik method, EPI – Lasik method, F- Cat, T-Cat, Costume – Q, Topolink method, ICL Implantation, Multifocal Lens implantation, INTACS.
Q If patient moves his/her eye, during the procedure, does it affect the results?
A Due to eye tracker if patient moves his/her eye, laser beam also moves according to the movement of the eye. Therefore, it does not affect the result.
Q What type of food can I have after the procedure?
A You can have all types of food products. This procedure has no relation to the intake of food.
Q Should I be wearing sunglasses after the procedure?
A There is no need to wear sun glasses when you are at home or in office. You have to wear it while travelling on a two wheeler, auto rickshaw or by bus.
Q When can I read and work on a computer?
A You can resume to work and your routine from the very next day.
Q Do I get cataract due to laser vision correction?
A No, laser vision correction does not cause cataract.
Q Can I get operated for cataract after laser procedure?
A Yes, you can.
Q Will my eyes have squint or cancer or will I have a small eye after laser vision correction?
A No, laser procedure is absolutely safe and it does not cause any of these.
Q For how many months before procedure should the number be stable?
A After the age of 20 years the number usually becomes stable. It is necessary that about at least 6 months the number should be stable before procedure.
Q Are prescribed drops/medication necessary after laser?
A Yes it’s a must that you follow advice as per given by the doctor.
Q Do you perform lasik surgeries daily?
A No, our operating days are Tuesdays and Fridays only.